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Summary: Based on the life of the infamous Miami drug lord Griselda Blanco, a pioneer in the Miami-based cocaine trade.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2018

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD COC

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

Summary: Profiles baseball legends from the early years, fabulous fifties, and the modern era.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MM & V 2000

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV GRE

Brown, Brandon R.

Summary: "Planck's Law, an equation used by physicists to determine the radiation leaking from any object in the universe, was described by Albert Einstein as 'the basis of all twentieth-century physics.' Max Planck is credited with being the father of quantum theory, and his work laid the foundation for our modern understanding of matter and energetic processes. But Planck's story is not well known,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PLANCK, MAX BRO

Weintraub, Aileen

Summary: "Meet 50 super-inspiring kids! It's never too early--and you're never too young-- to make a difference in the world! The amazing musicians, writers, scientists, athletes, activists, and other fascinating kids in this book accomplished great feats by the age of eighteen. They impacted people's lives by coming up with new inventions, making art and music, competing in sports, and speaking out...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 WEI

Summary: From Mussolini to Saddam Hussein, dictators have shaped the world we live in. How did they seize and wield power? What forces rose up against them or resisted them in secret? How did they finally come to the bitter end? This series answers those questions in six immersive hours, each a revealing portrait of brutality and power.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2019

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Wolff, Michael

Summary: Thanks to his deep access to the West Wing, Michael Wolff tells the story of the stormy first nine months of Donald Trump's term as President. Among the revelations: What President Trump's staff really thinks of him -- What inspired Trump to claim he was wire-tapped by President Obama -- Why FBI director James Comey was really fired -- Why chief strategist Steve Bannon and Trump's son-in-law...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Audio 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.932 WOL

Summary: A deft politician and skillful diplomat, TR's magnetic personality and genius for publicity made him a legend in his own time. Through archival footage and interviews with historians, this is an engaging portrait of the private man and the president who created the modern American presidency.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2008

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV PRE

Poldermans, Sophie

Summary: "This is the astonishing true story of three teenage Dutch girls, Hannie Schaft and sisters Truus and Freddie Oversteegen, that has inspired many throughout the world. When Nazi Germany invaded the Netherlands in World War II, these girls took up arms against the enemy by seducing high-ranking Nazi officers, luring them into the woods and killing them. They provided Jewish children with safe...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: SWW Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 POL

Nader, Ralph

Summary: "In letters addressed to Presidents George Bush and Barack Obama, Ralph Nader provides incisive critiques of more than a decade of American policy decision and indecision. Each letter offers frank advice and shines light on government mishaps and missed opportunities for progress. With his signature dry wit, Nader holds these presidents to their campaign promises. He also boldly points to the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seven Stories Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320 NAD

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Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 HIS
Call number: DVD 709 HIS

Riley, Russell L. (Russell Lynn)

Summary: "In the decade after Bill Clinton left the White House, scores of his closest aides recorded interviews with the University of Virginia's Presidential Oral History Program. The contents of these interviews are published for the first time in this volume.Based on 400 hours of candid conversations, Inside the Clinton White House adds color and nuance to our understanding of Bill Clinton and his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.929 RIL

Summary: Based on the true story of four brilliant young men at Cambridge University who are recruited to spy for Russia in 1934. Fueled by youthful idealism, a passion for social justice, a talent for lying and a hatred for fascism, the four take huge personal risks to pass Britain's biggest secrets to Moscow. Across almost 20 years of spying and treachery, the four are bound by their beliefs, the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2003

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV CAM

Kix, Paul

Summary: "A scion of one of the most storied families in France, Robert de La Rochefoucald was raised in magnificent chateaux and educated in Europe's finest schools. When the Nazis invaded and imprisoned his father, La Rochefoucald escaped to England and learned the dark arts of anarchy and combat--cracking safes and planting bombs and killing with his bare hands--from the officers of Special...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LA ROCHEFOUCAULD, ROBERT DE KIX,

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 940 KIX

Kix, Paul

Summary: "A scion of one of the most storied families in France, Robert de La Rochefoucald was raised in magnificent chateaux and educated in Europe's finest schools. When the Nazis invaded and imprisoned his father, La Rochefoucald escaped to England and learned the dark arts of anarchy and combat--cracking safes and planting bombs and killing with his bare hands--from the officers of Special...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 LA ROCHEFOUCAULD, ROBERT DE KIX

Stabler, David

Summary: Sixteen "true tales from the childhoods of famous athletes, from Babe Ruth (so incorrigible that his parents put him in reform school at age 7) to Muhammad Ali (who learned to fight at age 12 after a thief stole his bicycle)"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quirk Books 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 STA

Summary: "An astonishingly candid view of a once-secret nation with rare archival footage, insightful historical commentary and stunning eyewitness accounts from citizens who struggled through China's most decisive century"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Films 2007

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC CHI

Summary: Ousmane Semb̀ne was a Senegalese dockworker and fifth-grade dropout who became the self-taught father of African cinema who fought enormous odds to return African stories to Africa.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC SEM

Haney, Bill

Summary: A memoir containing chapters on Elmore Leonard, Ernie Harwell, Sue Marx, Lt. Milo Radulovich, Joe Dumars, Denise Ilitch, J.P. McCarthy, Carl Oglesby, Jennifer Granholm, Jack Kevorkian, George Pierrot, Tom Wilson, Charlie Gehringer, Ron Monchak, Bill Davidson, and Ed Cole.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seattle Book Company 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 HAN

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 HAN

Ohler, Norman

Summary: Harro Schulze-Boysen and Libertas Haas-Heye met in the summer of 1935, and soon the two lovers were leading a network of antifascist fighters that stretched across Berlin's bohemian underworld.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2020

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 940.53 OHL

Swaby, Rachel

Summary: Aspiring scientists, young history enthusiasts, and children who enjoy learning about the world will be fascinated by these riveting snapshots--and parents who enjoyed the film Hidden Figures will find this to be the perfect extension. Covering important advancements made by women in fields such as biology, medicine, astronomy, and technology, author Rachel Swaby explains that people aren't...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yearling Books 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 SWA

Gottler, Archie

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: Mills Music Inc. 1941

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1 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

Baker, Peter

Summary: "From the senior White House correspondent for The New York Times comes the definitive history of the Bush and Cheney White House--a tour de force narrative of those dramatic and controversial eight years. Taking readers into the offices of the West Wing and the cabins of Air Force One, Peter Baker tells the gripping inside story of the Bush and Cheney era. Theirs was the most fascinating...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.931 BAK

Summary: "The famous--and infamous--Nixon White House tapes that reveal for the first time President Richard Nixon uncensored, unfiltered, and in his own words. [His] voice-activated taping system captured every word spoken in the Oval Office, Cabinet Room, and other key locations in the White House, and at Camp David--3,700 hours of recordings between 1971 and 1973. Yet less than 5 percent of those...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.924 NIX

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